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How to Manually Update Group Policy Settings in Windows 10

The Local Group Policy Editor (gpedit.msc) is a Microsoft Management Console (MMC) snap-in that provides a single user interface through which all the the Computer Configuration and User Configuration settings of Local Group Policy objects can be managed.

By default, computer and user Group Policy are updated in the background every 90 minutes, with a random offset of 0 to 30 minutes. In addition to background updates, Group Policy is always updated when the system starts.

After you make changes to group policies, you may want the changes to be applied immediately without waiting on the default refresh interval above to do so.

If you set group policies using Registry Editor on a local computer, then you may want to update group policy settings on the computer without having to restart the computer.

This tutorial will show you how to manually force an update of computer and user Group Policy settings in Windows 10.

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